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Nathan Huebner Named Web Team Lead by Wells Media Group, Inc.

April 22, 2020

Wells Media Group has named Nathan Huebner to the position of Web Team Lead. Prior to this role, Nathan served as Director of Engineering for identity management software company Persona. He brings 20+ years of coding experience to the position...

Insurance Journal’s Academy of Insurance Publishes Children’s Book

November 21, 2019

Insurance Journal’s Academy of Insurance today announced the release of Popsicle Insurance...

Wells Media’s Boccia Wins Folio Ozzie Awards for Design

November 19, 2019

Wells Media Group’s Insurance Journal and Carrier Management were recognized in this year’s 2019 Folio Awards...

Carlson Named CEO for Wells Media Group

May 28, 2019

Wells Media Group Chairman Mark Wells announced that Josh Carlson has been named CEO of Wells Media Group, Inc., effective immediately. Carlson has served as chief technology officer/chief innovation officer of Wells Media Group since 2015... Upgrades With New Agent Features, Enhanced Search

May 7, 2019 today unveiled a redesign with new features for both agents hunting for insurance markets and providers offering solutions...

Insurance Journal Launches IJ Pro, A New Member Platform

May 16, 2018

Today Insurance Journal announces the launch of a new member platform, called “IJ Pro”. What is it? It’s an enhanced experience for Insurance Journal’s most loyal readers...

Insurance Charity Benefits Make-A-Wish, Honors Wells Chief

April 3, 2017

Among the many reasons cited for giving him the prestigious award was that Wells has directed his company to donate more than $1.2 million over the past 10 years to insurance-related charities...

Wraight Named Insurance Journal Academy Director

March 6, 2017

Patrick Wraight has been named the director of the Insurance Journal Academy of Insurance, a leading property/casualty insurance learning center that is part of the Wells Media Group...

Wells Media Group Wins 6 Editorial Award of Excellence

September 16, 2016

Wells Media Group publications and web sites recently won six 2016 Azbee Awards of Excellence from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). The awards were for work by Insurance and Insurance Journal magazine, and Carrier Management magazine...

Howard Succeeds Boyle as International Editor for Wells Media

February 16, 2016

L.S. Howard has been appointed international editor for Insurance Journal and Carrier Management. She is based in London. Howard succeeds Charles E. Boyle, who retired at the end of 2015 after 17 years with the company...

IJ’s Jergler Wins Folio Award; Carrier Management Recognized

November 16, 2015

Wells Media Group’s Carrier Management and Insurance Journal publications took home honors from this year’s Folio Awards that recognize excellence in publishing...

The Academy of Insurance Has a New Look and a New Way to ‘Learn from the Best’

June 8, 2015

The property/casualty insurance online learning center, the Academy of Insurance, unveiled a fresh brand identity along with a new all-access membership program today...

Carrier Management, Insurance Journal Win Folio Media Awards

December 15, 2014

Wells Media Group’s newest publication for property/casualty insurance industry, Carrier Management, is making its mark in the publishing world, garnering three honors at last week’s 2014 Eddie and Ozzie Awards...

Wells Media Launches Carrier Management Print Magazine

September 3, 2013

Wells Media Group Inc. today announced the debut of Carrier Management Magazine for property/casualty (P/C) insurance executives...

Wells Media Launches Carrier Management for P/C Insurance Executives

February 22, 2013

Without a single headline referring to a hardening property/casualty insurance market, Wells Media Group has launched a new website——a business management publication focusing on the needs of property/casualty insurance executives...

Claims Journal Magazine Winter Issue Now Available Online

February 22, 2012

Get ready to be informed, educated, challenged and entertained because articles from the winter issue of Claims Journal magazine are now available online. P/C claims professionals interesting in reading articles from the premier...

Weather Map Added to

November 28, 2011

Wells Publishing, Inc. announces the addition of a weather map to, the company's website for news and information for property/casualty claims professionals. The interactive map displays live weather conditions...

Wells Publishing's Tinney to Speak on Media Transformation

May 24, 2011

Julie Tinney, vice president of sales and marketing, Wells Publishing Inc., and self-proclaimed "gadget geek," will be speaking on the new media and future of publishing during a webinar sponsored by Audience Development magazine...

Claims Journal Names Johnson Associate Editor

May 16, 2011

Wells Publishing Inc., publisher of Insurance Journal, Claims Journal and, recently hired Denise Johnson as associate editor of Claims Journal. Johnson's background includes various claims positions, including serving...

Insurance Journal Nominated for Four Publishing Awards

March 30, 2011

Insurance Journal magazine has been recognized for excellence in magazine publishing, receiving four nominations for Maggie Awards including for best publication and best iPad edition. Known as the "Oscars" of the magazine industry...

Eastern Shore Consulting Launches Claims Beat Podcast Series with

January 25, 2011

Eastern Shore Consulting, a consulting firm specializing in insurance software selection services, today announced it has joined forces with Insurance Journal to launch the Claims Beat podcast series. The podcasts can be found at...

Insurance Journal Magazine Unveils Android Phone Application

November 23, 2010

Insurance Journal, the leading news source for the property/casualty insurance industry, has launched a new Android phone application, that allows readers to view news and multimedia content published on the magazine's Web site...

The Academy of Insurance Launches "On Demand" Classes

April 15, 2010

Now in its fourth month of operation, the Insurance Journal Academy of Insurance is offering "on demand" viewing of previously held classes on topics ranging from "Social Media Marketing" to "Kidnap & Ransom Coverage." Currently...

Insurance Journal Launches Academy of Insurance

January 6, 2010

After months of planning and preparation, Insurance Journal has launched its latest product for the property/casualty insurance industry: The Academy of Insurance. Led by Director of Education, Christopher J. Boggs, the Academy is...

Insurance Journal Magazine Unveils iPhone Application

November 5, 2009

Insurance Journal, the world's leading news source for the property/casualty insurance industry, has launched a new iPhone application, that allows readers to quickly view news and multimedia content published on the magazine's Web site...

Insurance Journal Launches Online Ad Showcase

May 8, 2009

Insurance Journal launched a new online service for full page advertisers of Insurance Journal magazine, a biweekly magazine for property/casualty insurance agents and brokers delivered to more than 42,000 businesses nationwide...

Insurance Journal on Facebook

April 15, 2009

Now there's one more way to stay in touch with Insurance Journal. Become a fan of Insurance Journal Facebook and stay up-to-date on the economic, competitive, legal, political and regulatory forces and trends affecting the property...

Insurance Agent, Educator Boggs Joins

May 5, 2008, the Web site with a searchable online directory that brings together agents seeking property/casualty insurance markets with the market providers, is expanding its content to include in-depth analysis and reporting...

Wells Publishing Named a Top Company to Work For

January 29, 2008

Wells Publishing, the parent company of Insurance Journal magazine,,, and has been named the second best publishing company to work for in the United States by Publishing Executive...

MyNewMarkets Picks Winner for Free TV

September 7, 2007

Insurance Journal proved it pays to belong to its new community as it aired a webcast of its drawing for a free 40" Samsung high definition television last week. The winner, selected randomly out of a raffle drum, was... Announces 2008 Market Exchange

July 17, 2007

Insurance Journal's new online service,, is launching a new market focused conference oriented toward helping retail agents and brokers find the coverages they need. The first conference, named the Exchange...

MyNewMarkets Grows Exponentially, Adds New Features

June 20, 2007

In the four short months since its inception,, an Insurance Journal product, has drawn nearly 10,000 members and already started adding new features. A new search feature on the Web site opens doors for agents, brokers...

Enhanced IJ Broadcasting Enlivens Web Content with Interviews, Videos, Ads and More

January 9, 2006

Insurance Journal has launched IJ Broadcasting, an enhanced section on its Web site for multimedia content that will include video and audio interviews, current news and features, educational workshops and other industry-related...

IJ Online 'How to Write' Educational Seminars Kicks Off Jan. 20; Nearly 700 Participants Registered

January 4, 2005

Insurance Journal will introduce the first of a series of "How to Write" online video seminars beginning on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005. The "How to Write" series offers agents and brokers dynamic, coverage-focused, live and interactive...

Association Awards Golden Torch to Insurance Journal’s Publisher

Jun 22, 2004

Mark Wells, editor and publisher of Insurance Journal and, and CEO of Wells Publishing Inc., has been awarded the Insurance Marketing Communications Association’s (IMCA) 2004 Golden Torch Award....

Insurance Journal Online Breaks Record

December 1, 2003

Insurance Journal online continues to break new records, attracting readers from around the world. In just two years, Insurance Journal's Daily Headlines e-mail newsletter has skyrocketed from 4,000 opt-in subscribers to more than...

Insurance Journal Goes National, Keeps Regional Focus

October 6, 2003

Insurance Journal, published in California since 1923 and Texas since 1995, is going national. Joining the West and Texas/South Central editions will be three new regional editions-Northeast, Midwest and Southeast-which will be published...

Insurance Journal Online Getting Worldwide Attention

December 5, 2002

Reaching out across the world, the Insurance Journal Web site, Insurance Journal Online, recorded more than 85,000 impressions from outside the U.S. in the month of November. Mitch Dunford, vice president of sales and marketing, noted...

Insurance Journal Online Responds to Carriers' Requests for Insurance News Feed

November 13, 2002

After a number of inquiries from several large carriers for a automated method of providing the Insurance Journal News to their company Intranets Insurance Journal's Mitch Dunford, associate publisher, Web, and Josh Carlson, Web manager...

Insurance Journal Web Site Reaches Milestone of 1 Million Page Views a Month

September 10, 2002's associate publisher Mitch Dunford announced recently that the Web Site for the 79-year-old insurance publication surpassed 1-million page views in the month of August. "This is a milestone for our company," Dunford...

Surplus Directory Prints Success for Agents, Wholesalers

July 8, 2002

Having serviced the Excess and Surplus Lines' community for a quarter century, Insurance Journal's Excess & Surplus Directory continues its role in providing the latest markets for agents and wholesalers. "For a number of years we've had...

Insurance Journal Wows Readers with Daily E-Newsletter

June 25, 2001

Getting your message out via the Internet can make or break a business in today's economy. One way Insurance Journal has gone about providing up-to-date news for industry professionals is through its e-newsletter. What is the marketplace...

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